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2022 Land Rover Defender vs. 2021 Lincoln Navigator Review

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2022 Land Rover

MSRP*: $48,700 to $114,400
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2021 Lincoln

MSRP*: $76,705 to $98,655
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Invoice* $44,838 to $105,468 $73,098 to $92,251
MPG - City 14 - 18 MPG 16 MPG
MPG - Hwy 19 - 22 MPG 20 - 22 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 - 7 seats 8 seats
Cargo Space 58.3 - 78.8 ft3 103.4 ft3
Engine 296-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel), 395-hp, 3.0-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid), 518-hp, 5.0-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel) 450-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T 10-Speed A/T
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 296 - 518 hp 450 hp
Towing Capacity 7,716 - 8,201 lbs 6,200 - 8,300 lbs
Exterior Length 180.4 - 197.6 in 210.0 in
Exterior Width 79.1 in 79.9 in
Leg Room Front 39.0 - 39.1 in
Rear 36.6 - 39.1 in
Front 43.9 in
Rear 42.6 in
Head Room Front 40.6 in
Rear 40.4 in
Front 41.8 in
Rear 40.0 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Info not available *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Info not available *****
Side Crash Rating** Info not available *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Lincoln Navigator than in the Land Rover Defender, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Lincoln Navigator will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Land Rover Defender.

The Land Rover Defender requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Lincoln Navigator, making it more convenient to drive.

There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Land Rover Defender will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Lincoln Navigator. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Land Rover Defender will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Lincoln Navigator.

The Land Rover Defender is a little narrower than the Lincoln Navigator, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. If you go with the Land Rover Defender, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Lincoln Navigator.

The Land Rover Defender has a larger turning radius than the Lincoln Navigator, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

When considering towing capacity, the Land Rover Defender is clearly the choice over the Lincoln Navigator for pulling heavy loads. The Land Rover Defender has a little less horsepower than the Lincoln Navigator.

The Land Rover Defender has much lower torque than the Lincoln Navigator, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

The Land Rover Defender has less seating than the Lincoln Navigator, making the Lincoln Navigator the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Land Rover Defender has significantly less cargo capacity than the Lincoln Navigator.

The Land Rover Defender comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lincoln Navigator.